Britten Pears Arts delivers projects across East Suffolk to support the health and wellbeing of individuals and to strengthen communities. We create opportunities for local from all backgrounds and genres to build their music leadership skills in a variety of settings. Through training and experience delivered by skilled practitioners, we are keen to connect and support a diverse pool of artists to help us deliver our work in the local community.

Free CPD opportunity for artists – 4-8 July 2022

If you’re a professional artist, musician or facilitator based locally to East Anglia who is passionate about working with your local community, we want to help you develop your music leadership skills.

In July, we are presenting five days of training focussing on specific settings and areas of practise. These sessions provide a chance to develop your skills and work alongside experienced leaders and facilitators. This training also offers the opportunity to learn more about the work of Britten Pears Arts’ Community Team and how you could get involved.

The training is free and bookable, and you don’t need prior experience to take part. Spaces are limited

  • Monday 4 July – Creative music-making in later life, delivered by Julian West and Caroline Speca.
  • Tuesday 5 July – Co-creation and song writing with youth voice, delivered by Emily Barden and Aga Serugo-Lugo.
  • Wednesday 6 July – Inclusive and inspiring practise in Criminal Justice settings, delivered by Sara Lee and Yvette Riby-Williams.
  • Thursday 7 July – Engaging audiences through concert presenting, delivered by Lucy Drever and Polly Ives.
  • Friday 8 July - Facilitating music-making with young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, delivered in partnership with Pro Corda.

These training sessions are free and spaces are limited. We’d love to meet musicians and facilitators from the local area (East Anglia). This training offers the opportunity to learn more about the work of Britten Pears Arts’ Community Team and how you could get involved.


Monday 4 July 2022
10:15-16:15 | Britten Studio, Snape Maltings

Creative music-making in later life

This session will offer musicians and emerging music leaders the chance to develop and explore approaches to working creatively with people in later life. We will explore how to modify material for those living with long-term health conditions such as dementia and Parkinson’s and engage those with different needs in a group setting.

The session is led by Julian West and Caroline Speca, who bring a wealth of knowledge delivering impactful and sector-leading work participatory work with a variety of UK-based organisations.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

If you need any further information, please email community@brittenpearsarts.org.


Tuesday 5 July
10:15-16:15 | Britten Studio, Snape Maltings

Co-creation and song writing with youth voice

This session will offer musicians and emerging music leaders the chance to explore approaches to devising and creating new material centred around the voices and ideas of young people. We will approach how to create the right setting for young people to contribute imaginatively, and how to meaningfully utilise their ideas to create and develop high-quality work.

The session is led by Emily Barden and Aga Serugo-Lugo who bring a wealth of experience co-devising and composing new works for young voices with choirs, youth groups, schools and teachers.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

If you need any further information, please email community@brittenpearsarts.org.


Wednesday 6 July
10:15-16:15 | Britten Studio, Snape Maltings

Inclusive and inspiring practise in Criminal Justice settings

This session will offer musicians and emerging music leaders the approaches to working in a criminal justice setting. Led by Sara Lee and Yvette Riby-Williams, we will discuss and explore how to create the right environment to inspire confidence within those involved, how to adapt and use your practise in this setting, and how to prepare and hold a space.

No prior experience in a criminal justice setting is needed. This is also a good opportunity for those musicians and artists who are considering working in this setting to learn more from experienced leaders.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

If you need any further information, please email community@brittenpearsarts.org.


Thursday 7 July
10:15-16:15 | Britten Studio, Snape Maltings

Engaging audiences through concert presenting

This session will offer musicians and emerging music leaders an introduction to concert presenting skills. Led by Lucy Drever and Polly Ives, we’ll explore how to create engaging content and capture the attention of an audience.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

If you need any further information, please email community@brittenpearsarts.org.


Friday 8 July
10:15-16:15 | Britten Studio, Snape Maltings

Facilitating music-making with young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

This session will offer musicians and emerging music leaders the chance to explore approaches to working with young people living with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

If you need any further information, please email community@brittenpearsarts.org.